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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002

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  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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We Dream a World: Panel Discussion with Denene Millner, Charly Palmer, and Cozbi A. Cabrera

February 18, 2021
7:00pm
Free

Online Program. 

The Carle is honored to welcome Denene Millner, New York Times best-selling author and editorial director of Denene Millner Books, along with award-winning illustrators Charly Palmer and Cozbi A. Cabrera. Join us for a discussion about how they craft images of Black children and families in their work, the art of making children’s books, and why it’s important to offer positive contemporary portrayals of Black children and families in books.

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Denene Millner is a best-selling author, founder of the Black parenting wesbite MyBrownBaby, and editorial director of Denene Millner Books.

Charly Palmer is a fine artist, graphic designer, and art instructor currently living in Atlanta, GA. He is the illustrator of My Rainy Day Rocket Ship (Denene Millner Books), and a recipient of the 2018 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for his book Mama Africa!

Cozbi A. Cabrera is the author/illustrator of Me & Mama (Denene Millner Books), for which she received the 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor and Caldecott Honor Awards. She also received the 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor and Robert Sibert Informational Book Honor for Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks (Abrams).
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